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Sometimes, there are different ways of spelling a word in English. But in many cases, there is only one valid spelling for a word, resulting in a misspelled word if violated. The spelling of words can easily be learned, yet there are still cases where we are just confused. Find out about the most common causes of misspellings here.

Words that sound exactly the same but have completely different meanings, they can turn out to be a real mess when writing. Worse, those words that are pronounced equally and mean different things also are spelled in a different way. Let’s have a deeper look at the differences betwen “there”, “their” and “they’re”.

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With electronic communications dominating our world on a daily basis, you need to have a good online spell checker always ready for use. Even if you think you dominate it’s secrets, reality shows nobody is 100 % sure regarding spelling rules. Look out for a flexible programm that offers a sure alternative to your memory.

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Regardless of the excuse you’ve used in the past for not using an online spell checker, it’s time to get past it. Spelling really does matter and you need to use an online spell checker to be sure you’re presenting yourself in the best possible light, no matter what you’re writing.

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When do you capitalize a word? Knowing your grammar seems easy at first sight, until you beginn staring at the text and thinking about the details. You can avoid confusion though if you remember some easy to follow rules for capitalization. While a correct use of capitalization will not improve your writing in general, it can improve the perception readers get of it and help to make a good impression.

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Writing numbers can be quite a challenge. One reason for all the confusion about the grammar rules for numbers is the fact that there is no specific rule. To distinguish when and how to write numbers out depende on the context. We give you some simple rules to remember when writing out numbers.